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    September 17, 1999

    Site Review: CareerStorm

    March 02, 2001

    What Are You Worth?

    April 25, 2003

    From Doing Science to Servicing Science

    "In the research world, a scientist aims to generate results and publications; in the servicing world, a scientist aims to help the scientist customer achieve results."

    March 19, 2013

    Making Ph.D. Programs Transparent

    Well-informed students make better decisions about doctoral training and postdoctoral careers.

    January 14, 2015

    What happens when you add a lot more STEM majors?

    An analysis of a 1960s Italian experiment shows that STEM-workforce expansion can have unintended consequences.

    May 05, 2015

    Economists: H-1B visas suppress wages

    A new study finds that adding H-1B workers affects wages negatively, profits positively, and patents not at all.

    March 23, 2007

    A Question of Balance

    "I produce 10 data points that completely undermine what everybody thinks they know about the archaeological record here. It was really important and really interesting, and almost nobody believed me." -Joan Brenner Coltrain

    January 28, 2011

    Experimental Error: Lies, Damned Lies, and Seminars

    For all the naïve and gullible graduate students out there, here is a handy guide to what those speakers are really saying.

    May 05, 2006

    A Novel Look at Postdocs

    "Nowadays," she continued, "people have much more freedom in their personal lives and professional choices than they did when they were sold to an apprenticeship in the old days, and yet, at the same time, they're buying into this almost feudal system in which once you dedicate a certain number of years, you are bound by the amount of time you've spent." --Allegra Goodman

    July 26, 2002

    Where Scientists Are Needed

    "Until now, only rare exceptions gave scientists a chance to enter the schoolteacher career path."

    May 04, 2001

    Careers in Medical Writing: Regulatory Writing-- What's That Then?

    November 19, 2004

    The Unspoken Things of Science

    Don't be afraid to be your own advocate; aim your sales pitch at the right people and win their confidence.

    June 28, 2002

    Forensic Science: A Dutch and European Perspective

    "Forensic science is a vibrant field of science in which emerging new techniques are swiftly applied."

    February 12, 2015

    Elitism in the academy

    A new study quantifies the challenge of moving up the ladder of institutional prestige.

    October 23, 2009

    Getting--and Not Getting--Tenure

    Science Careers describes how to get tenure--and what some people do when they don't.

    October 29, 1999

    Study Casts Doubt on Union Skeptics

    June 21, 2002

    A Guide to Surveys by, for, and of Postdocs

    July 07, 2000

    DIY for Contract Researchers. Resources: Where Now?

    May 07, 1999

    Site Review: Funders Online

    January 04, 2002

    Surveying Postdocs: A Tale from the Trenches